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Arabsat-6A

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Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 90% #ArabSat6A
B1052 - Landing Zone 1 B1053 - Landing Zone 2 B1055 - Of Course I Still Love You

Arabsat-6A is a Saudi Arabian communications satellite to be positioned at 30.5°East orbital slot. Arabsat-6A was built by Lockheed Martin for Arabsat and will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Falcon Heavy

Family: Falcon
Configuration: Heavy

The Falcon Heavy is a variant of the Falcon 9 full thrust launch vehicle and consists of a standard Falcon 9 rocket core, with two additional boosters derived from the Falcon 9 first stage.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    70.0 m
  • Diameter
    12.2 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    1400 T
  • Thrust
    22819 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon Heavy
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Heavy
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon Heavy
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $90000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    63800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    26700 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1052

Status: Active


Type: Strap-On Booster
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: April 11, 2019
Last Flight: May 18, 2022
Flights: 5
Landings Attempted: 5
Landings Successful: 5

Landing Information

Specific landing information is not currently known however an RTLS is likely for side boosters.

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 1.

B1053

Status: Active


Type: Strap-On Booster
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: April 11, 2019
Last Flight: June 25, 2019
Flights: 2
Landings Attempted: 2
Landings Successful: 2

Landing Information

Specific landing information is not currently known however an RTLS is likely for side boosters.

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 2.

B1055

Status: Lost


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: April 11, 2019
Last Flight: April 11, 2019
Flights: 1
Landings Attempted: 1
Landings Successful: 1

Landing Information

The center core successfully landed on OCISLY however tipped over due to rough seas.

Result: Successful Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship landing at Of Course I Still Love You.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 165 Failures: 9 Pending: 70

Agency Type: Commercial

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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